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Dec 8, 2012 3:30am PST
fiscal cliff. so we're certainly hopeful that the federal government will get its act together. but right now, what we're projecting, if the fiscal cliff and the federal sequester were enacted as it is in law, it would be about $26 million, in additional impacts to the city, and that's everything from hiv and aids services, homeless, cdbg funds for our community development block grants, it's a wide range of programs affecting kind of all -- sort of the whole range of social and public safety services that the federao government invests in through this city. so those are the kinds of concerns. it's a significant risk, i think. and that is why we looked so hard at other sources of funds for this supplemental. >> so the total on that would be 30, 32, and we have 15 reserve against it. so it's a question back to my colleagues, why are we doing this right now with this pocket of money? again fully support this money that. but why are we pulling from state reserves bh when we know we're getting a cut in a month and upwards of 30 million that we don't have allocated right now. that would
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 12:30pm PST
francisco police code article 17 (miscellaneous license regulations) to clarify that government entities operating parking garages or parking lots are exempt from the permitting requirements applicable to other commercial parking garage and valet operations. >> thank you very much. i believe we have a representative from supervisor campos' office here. >> good morning, supervisors. [speaker not understood] on behalf of supervisor david campos. the legislation before you amends the city's parking enforcement laws under the business and tax code. it reduces the bonding requirement for operators that have a strong record of tax compliance and simplifies the bonding categories. additionally, the legislation includes other clarifications and administrative changes that ms. florence mar who manages the business tax section of the treasurer and tax collector's office will present on. supervisor campos introduced this legislation after hearing from small parking operators that were having a difficult time meeting the high bonding requirements and larger operators that have operated in g
SFGTV
Dec 4, 2012 4:30pm PST
of supervisors, ray hartz director of san francisco open government. here's a copy of today's agenda you will see know your rights under the t#Ãsunshine ordinance. i've heard a lot of members of this thing, in particular one particular person whossr:pi likes to whine about the task force. here's an order of dangerous,ajpjp-y -- determination finding the city attorney's office to violated the]jjd here's the san francisco policejp!%y commission to have violated the law. here's one finding the rent board to have violated the law. here's another oneçhc san francisco police commission to have violated the p here's another one finding the police commission to have violated the law. here's one finding the library commission to have violated the law. here's a referral for enforcement to the ethics commission. here's another order finding( uñ louise herrera to have violated the here's the referral to the district attorney regarding that matter,úz%( +p here's a referral to the ethics commissioñcjsú regarding that meter. here's a referral to the city attorney regarding thatc ; offi
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 1:30am PST
and if you could say a little bit about yourself. >> i spend most of my days doing government relations consulting and served as government affairs for gavin noose som when he was mayor. i served on the commission for a year and a half. it's an incredible honor because i have spent time working on womens' issues in the womens' community and i also spend time working closely with the jewish community relations council which i am a member so it's an honor to be tonight to focus on this issues. >> thank you. commissioner shorter. >> good evening everyone. again thank you to the police commissioners for joining us this evening and i am very excited as well in terms of what we can do together on the issues, particularly about domestic violence. again i am andrea shorter and on the commission for status of women for 12 years now, so during the day time i try to do as little as possible, but for reasons the demands don't allow for that. i work as a political strategists and leadership development consultant and that is built on years of working in criminal and juvenile justice reform
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2012 3:00pm PST
maximizing of its role in city government i think that this has to be done and that's one of the reasons i wanted to have it on the agenda, so i appreciate the comments, and again mr. fried. >> yeah. i want to make sure there are no other am whys we wanted to look at. >> >> on next year's agenda and spent so much time on that one. >> in terms of goals and objectives colleagues? we heard from commissioner olague about -- i think a very, very good issue which is the issue of committee appointments and the structure where you have split appointments as opposed to simply mayoral appointments and how that works. i think that is one possibility. commissioner avalos. >> just a vague idea that i want to put out there that could be looked at by lafco maybe. one is we talk about san francisco's growing economy, and it's especially growing in the tech sector. there was a report in the paper today from the bay area council study and uc berkeley study there is a great multiplying effect happening right now with jobs created but i'm wondering if the city having greater or in the water to make
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2012 8:00pm PST
purported offer and therefore the resolutions are not valid, this is a violation of government code serks section 7.62. and third violation of the license as contrasted with what was proposed in the license agreement viewedded to the property owners are not planned in a manner that reflects the greatest public good and the least private injury and without any kind of time limits the licensed in the resolution purport to be perpetual easiment and is thews a far broader right than what is required by this project we know this because the licenses that were offered to us, did have time limit and is so we know that the city that the agency does not require perpetual easements and again by providing an offer that excuse me by presenting resolutions that do not seek to accommodate the greatest public good and least private injury the resolutions are not valid and the could a kriivel code of civil procedure precludes the board from passing any kind of resolution based on sequentially invalid license that is have been set for the in the exhibit a resolution and finally, the city has failed
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 10:30pm PST
government code. each year the city needs to confirm its appropriations limit under the gan provisions. in this calculation we have done, it reflects through calculations allowed by the state code that we have a 3.77% local income growth and an 0.4% -- 0.47% population growth and this allows for combined growth in the gam limit from the amount that you established last year of 2.53 billion to a new level of 2.63 billion for fiscal year 12-13. under the allowable calculations, we have shown that the budget for appropriations that are covered by this is at currently 2.47 billion, so this reflects a level still 168 million below the gam limit. if the city were to collect so much revenue that it was above the gam limit, the law would require us to either change the rates to return or some other way return that excess revenue to tax payers or go to voters to ask voters to approve an increase in the limit, but we have not reached that point yet. a couple of other points you might be interested in, we did look back at fiscal year 11-12 with the initial budget we expected to be well over 200 m
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2012 10:00am PST
recognize that we have to do way more with a whole lot less, streams from the federal government and the state government have dried up or are drying up. opportunities like this, creative, innovative ways to find funding and support our system that so desperately needs it are going to be few and far between. so that much being said, i thank you for your time and your energy. i look forward to working with all of you in this, and in other transportation decisions to come. thank you. >> president chiu: thank you. supervisor wiener had some technical amendments on the floor. is there a to that? second by supervisor chu. colleagues, any objection to those amendments? those amendments are included. supervisor elsbernd. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you, mr. president. before i address supervisor wiener, just to respond to director ramos, who decided to single me out there, you know, as you talk about the need for us to do more with less from the various streams of money, just remind you of your vote earlier today about the less streams of money with mtc money, on you that money that could hav
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2012 2:30am PST
district. i feel like we need to hold them more accountable the community, and city government. and i think we always need to have that conversation about black and brown,mxr'a÷ and race, when we.é about education because i see that the city is taken off as far as -- industry without black and brown youth, and we're putting tags on black and brown children andé+ to prison because a lot of times these funding -- you know we come up with things that we think are going to work, and 2.7 million sounds a lot to some people. my bad. but whatever we come upc4ji' with,1lj÷ if it doesn't work let's just not keep sending the kids straight to jail. it's like we need to come up with more things to do whether it be finding more money or developing a self-supporting mechanism that produces human capital so that manufacturers human capital so that we can given some other type of capital to kids, as far as, you know, human capital, like education. thank you. god bless you all. >> president chiu: thanks. next speakerr@y,. >> i'll be using the overhead. this is my daughter, charlotte molinari. what
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 6:30pm PST
. they worked around the clock when the servers were down. the justis governance council participants -- they attend every one of our council meetings and provide valuable guidance and recommendations from the police department i will acknowledge susan -- andrew and rodrigo castillo. at this time if you have any questions? >> thank you very much, this is an important part of the puzzle with the justis ringing together information of the law-enforcement, district attorney's office and the support network understand and have an idea what the statistics are. this is incredible. thank you so much for your efforts. >> thank you. >> commissioner turman: the fiscal year data on the mock-up goes back to 2010. does your data go back further than that? >> it goes back further than that. there is data going further back. >> within your portal? >> the data does exist; we just did not show it in this report. >> commissioner turman asked the question but i want to be clear that the data goes back further than what is indicated on the report. i also want to command and thank the team that is putting
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 9:30pm PST
administrative citations are handled and clarifies requirements for government emit indictee when they operate a location for themselves. and the s ta reviewed the reaction and had no concerns and -- supported the legislation which came before the bulletin and finances committee i would like to thank the treasure of city of san francisco and his staff for working with my office specifically with seela in my office as well as gene and aleck alexander from the city attorney's office and i so i asks for your support of this ordinance. >> colleagues with ecan we take this item same time same call. >> this item is passed item 12. >>> >>> item 12 is finding the -- monitoring and reporting program relating to the fund of bridge project in aal a immediatee county. >> same house same call this resolution is adopted item 13, item 13 is establishing the appropriation limits for fiscal year 13 pursuant to. >> same call this resolution is adopted. >>> item 13 is the resident luke authorizing south of market communicate stablization and to expend fund dollars in the amounts of 770,000,. >> same house same cal
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2012 2:30pm PST
this possibility and i also note that yesterday, the federal government i announced that san francisco has reduced homelessness among our veterans by 60% since twee 11 and even though that is something to be proud of, i think we can do more in this effort, i think we should move in that direction. and the next item that i have is something that i mentioned last week much has been said recently about the housing authority but i wanted to make sure that as we discuss what is happening with that agency, that we go back to focusing on how this agency is fuelly serving the needs of it's residents. so i am introducing a motion directing the budget and legislative nillists to conduct a performance on it of the san francisco housing authority and making that audit a priority and this will be a motion that would ensure a focus on compliance with all complicate federal state and local laws on the effectiveness of the governance of the agency and it will look all the financial over site and controls and status of implementations and prior recommendation and is other prior audits and recommendatio
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2012 8:00am PST
and governments claim board for a "joint powers agreement" between this period. >> same house, same call. this resolution is adopted. item ten. >> item ten is authorization for the recreation and park department and have a grant in the amount of $164,000 from the park and recreation for the glen canyon creekside loop trail project for the term of july 1st, 2011 through this time. >> supervisor. >> there are some technical amendments and i would like them circulated. >> there are technical amendments. moved and seconded. colleagues can we take those? same house, same call. without objection. item 11. >> listen item is resolution for the district attorney to expand the grant up to 86,000 allocated from the california compensation victims board for the program july 12012 through june 30, 2013. >> same house, same call. this is adopted. item 12. >> is for the fiscal year consolidated plan goals from the federal government for the community block grant, and the emergency solutions grant and opportunities for persons with aids grant. >> same house, same call. this resolution is adopted. i
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2012 8:00pm PST
, particular the cambodian, laotian, and now iraqi women are distrusting of government. i would like to suggest that maybe we can have partnership with our technology partners to have particular tablets and face time, and split screen. often times when we are speaking it is not just that we say or hear, but the body language as well. for these women from war-torn countries they are distrusting and if they cannot see the person they will hang up. >> that is an excellent idea. it is another homework assignment. will get it done. i will see what we can do. we are coming up with computers and tablets and handhelds. if we can put that technology there we will work towards that goal. >> my question goes back to the ongoing issues. i would gather that this topic has been raised already with the police commissioner or discuss discussed at the commission level. the concern with immigrant communities is that interaction with the police could lead to either party, both parties, being deported and how that is being - whether there is training that sensitizes the least of this, or how is it handl
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 10:30am PST
. >> directors this is required by the california government code as well as the investment policy be reviewed annually even if we are not proposing any changes. we are not proposing any changes at this time. objectivities of our investment policy remain the same, safety, liquidity and return on investment has a much lower priority. we currently keep most of our cash in a u.s. bank checking akoupt. we obviously do not keep a high cash balance it goes in from the funders and goes out to the contractors. and we do have a trustee account with deucshbank. most of which will be in trescy notes that will come to end of the year. and we will look at investment options at that time. but looking at the economic out look and what we think that interest rates may do in the future as well as cash flow needs we probably will choose investments with short maturities so we can month forward. i am happy to answer any questions. >> any questions? >> seeing none, thank you. >> is there any public comment on this item? >> none that i am aware of. >> okay. >> do you have a motion on item number 12. >> it
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2012 3:30am PST
government. we have to make choices in terms of what our priorities are. and until we get to a point that we have the level of staffing of our police department, where in fact we have the bodies to do everything that>q= needs to be e around community policing, i don't believe we're at the point where we can say that this becomes a priority over the violent crime that is happening in some parts of this city. that is a very real concern that i have. and, you know, supervisor wiener said that we don't-á( want to pt our police officers in a terrible position. i do think that putting police officers in a situation where they have to choose where resources are deployed is a terrible position. and i would rather not make that the priority for this city. do have limited resources, and i think that in terms of priorities going forward, i think that violent crime, when it comes to the deployment of law enforcement should be the priority,.<( 8gç o have a concern that this might get in the way of that. but the second point that i want to make is -- and i'd like to hear more about this, and maybe su
SFGTV
Dec 10, 2012 6:00am PST
the uncertainties around the state and federal government budgets, and the whole point of the rainy day funds being to allow the school district to make choices with that money. i've heard a lot of talk about what different people think the rainy day fund should go for. that's a decision for the school district. it's not restricted. so i do have concerns about the being used. i'm very supportive of the -- money. chu. >> supervisor chu: i wanted to address two points. i think there was a question supervisor campos raised about why now, that it's important, and it's important now. i think we don't disagree on that level. i think that it's important for the school district to have this funding in place so they can implement these programs in the second part of the year. so i don't think that that's really a big debate in my mind. i do think the school district needs this funding now if they're going to implement the credit program so i don't disagree with you there. i think supervisor kim mentioned, and was really advocating that this is a good use of money. i don't think many of us di
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2012 6:30pm PST
, that you see the importance of taking action for small businesses and that the city government wouldn't defraud me either by accident or on purpose. i believe in our leadership and morals, i know most of the time it's a matter of speaking with the right peek. i hope you -- people. i hope you put me in the right direction. >> president chiu: thank you very much. are there other members of the public who wish to speak in general public comment? seeing none general public comment is closed. >> clerk calvillo: items 52 for adoption. if a member request -- >> president chiu: would anyone like to sever these items? seeing none, the the final vote of 2012, mr. clerk, could you please call the roll. >> supervisor farrell, aye. supervisor kim, aye. supervisor mar, absent. supervisor olague, aye. supervisor wiener, aye. supervisor avalos, aye. supervisor campos, aye. president chiu, aye. supervisor chu, aye. supervisor cohen, aye. supervisor, aye. there are 10 ayes. >> president chiu: those resolutions are adopted and motions approved. could you read the in memoriams. >> on behalf of sup
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 3:30pm PST
the government channel and the wonderful media that we have, the multi-cultural media that we have, please do your best and go to sf gives back.org. the website, and find out how you can join our american red cross who is here today to help all those victims. we have done so with not only our city's finest in our response network, but i know all these folks here have sent their volunteers, as well as utility companies who are helping them restore, even today, vital utilities and have their volunteers come and report back. and we will learn lessons about what has happened there and how we can, again, help ourselves by increasing our opportunities to be even more ready for our expected challenge of the earthquake. please, cecil, please come on up, yes, yes. please join us. i was just introducing both of you. [laughter] >> janice, for being part of our wonderful, wonderful world of connectivity. thank you very much for being here. >> thank you. >> so, i'm also just wanting to go through some of the groups that have joined us this morning . the salvation army. [speaker not understood],
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm PST
us in government to have listened carefully, and be responsible with your money and get the job done. are we ready to get the job done? >> yes! are we ready to build the future for your kids? >> yes. >> are we ready to support the great parks in san francisco with proposition b? >> yes! let's go forward and keep another world series and escambia keep our san francisco successful! thank you, mr. mayor, we're going to have a celebration this morning. he reminded me it's about community spaces too. so take a moment and look up. look up. because that is where the meeting room will be on the second floor with after-hour access for all the poets and all the kids' story times and various activities. it's going to be fantastic. we want to continue our theme of partnerships and teamwork by acknowledging the great staff that has put it all together and it's going to continue to offer services here in the neighborhood at our current library. and i see robert carlson, robert, would you wave? he is a great community advocate here and does a terrific job. [ applause ] other members of the tea
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 6:00am PST
government. so i hopefully you kindly consider my appointment to seats 1, 2, 3 or 4. >> thank you, mr. walker. is there any other public comment on this item? seeing none, public comment is now closed. [ gavel ] and again i know that supervisor farrell was not here at our last committee hearing. we did hear from mr. daniel weaver, miss veronica garcia, mr. henry kevane and mr. william walker who just spoke again just now. so thank you to the other applicants who are here again today. supervisor campos. >> thank you, madame chair. and thank you to all of the applicants who have come out. and for your interest in serving the city and county of for instance. it's always hard when you have more applicants that you have seats. i think any one of these applicants would do a great job in this position. so it's unfortunate that we only have six seats for nine applicants. so my hope is that whatever happens if for some reason you are not celebritied or appointed that you will continue to be engaged. people's schedules change, and their ability to do this may not be there. so i would keep -- i
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2012 12:00pm PST
taxpayers, because even if the money comes from the federal government, it is tax payer money. >> thank you, next speaker. >> my name is bernard secretary of treasure. >> the presentation about the dollars ta is going to be spent in the future on muni, we would love to see more of those dollars going to more new coaches. because it has been over 15 years, since this fleet has been turned over. and since the passage of proposition of k, and 2003 and 2004, we feel that the entire fleet could have already been turned over. we could have put all of these other things in place, but our biggest problem right now on the streets for the residents of san francisco is they deserve better equipment to ride on. and that should be the focus
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2012 11:30pm PST
started arriving at my desk, i was required by the state government code the county planning department forward these documents to my office, i would then prepare an analysis and send up to the municipal advisory council for that area which was a population of 17,000 unincorporated area of santa barbara county. since returning to san francisco, and that was to return to school at cal berkeley, which i did not graduate from because i was hired into a corporate executive management with a major national insurance company and did that for several years. i was actually the legal administrator for northern california operations and chief paralegal and i did that for several years with zenith national insurance company. please don't ask me any insurance questions. as i pointed out earlier, i worked with the community action program which is the equivalent of the economic opportunity council here in san francisco. this was community action commission of santa barbara county, which had control over direct services for the entire county of santa barbara and all the six cities within so we had to
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
this government seems to circumvent. many, many violations of the sunshine department are routine in this recreation and park department. cultivating the desecration of western culture. that is what is going on within this recreation and park department. if you cannot see either the ramifications or collateral damage this department has achieved, then you are seriously deceiving yourself and the general public. you have caused immense suffering, hardship and devastation to the bay area. city and county of san francisco and all of the people that have lived in it. it is similar to the feeling in benghazi. september 11th, 2012. nobody here to answer your concerns. nobody here that cares. nobody here that is watching what is really going on. thank you for your time. have a great day. and enjoy your thanksgiving. >> thank you. >> is there anyone else? richard, come forward. that is not this one. it is the next one. okay. richard. >> good morning, commissioners and general manager. i would like to speak in support of what's happening on the complications we have been having throughout the
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2012 11:00pm PST
governments and property owners so it's hard for the city to do smart energy and policy if we don't know where we're starting from so we need to benchmark as a city and need property owners to know what their energy use and patterns are within their own property. the second one is to encourage local renewable energy and dg distributed generation and don't need to build new transition needs and local security and keep the dollars in the local economy and to help with us there are a number of recommendations and they're tinkering around the edge of our regulatory process and rules but ultimately we want to work together to drive comprehensive energy policy to support renewables and continue to take the lead on streamlining the processes and working with neighboring jurisdictions to do that as well so we have a standard system bay area wide and include this for local renewals and work with pg&e and we have a robust electric grid downtown and precludes installing renewable energy there and work with the homeowners so they know the options and how to finance it -- >> chair campos. >> com
SFGTV
Dec 13, 2012 11:00am PST
federal government, it is tax payer money. >> thank you, next speaker. >> my name is bernard secretary of treasure. >> the presentation about the dollars ta is going to be spent in the future on muni, we would love to see more of those dollars going to more new coaches. because it has been over 15 years, since this fleet has been turned over. and since the passage of proposition of k, and 2003 and 2004, we feel that the entire fleet could have already been turned over. we could have put all of these other things in place, but our biggest problem right now on the streets for the residents of san francisco is they deserve better equipment to ride on. and that should be the focus of this board. is putting reliable equipment out on the streets for the residents of san francisco. and i see up there, the 60 new coaches that is coming in, that is great. but that is not enough. we have one of the oldest fleets in the country. and rehabing some of these 60-foot coaches is not the answer, it is not a long-term solution for the residents of san francisco. for the last decade and a half, the resident
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2012 6:00am PST
. last month, the city attorney in oakland filed a lawsuit against theap 6!ñ federal government top forfeitures of licensed permitted businesses. last week in berkeley unanimously the berkeley city council decided to follow this lawsuit, and eventually join it. i would like our city attorney in san francisco to consider this, but i do not seem to be on his radar so i am here before you to ask you to prod him, if possible. and i think it may notkr%( k÷ ba solution, but it's atØ:é least - an important symbolic gesture. i want to wish you all happy thanksgiving, and just a quote comes to mind in this longejag2 afternoon, by bob dylan, even the president of the united states sometimes -- naked. thanks again for your attention, consideration, and this opportunity. >> president chiu: thankd>&j(? . >> got to8jp% go, gobble gobble gobble go, gobble gobble go, gobble gobble gobble go, hey. i want to see this here right here. the transgenders have just left outside the city -- today. thank you for the support. although we're finding out in this city a lot of people civic and civil rights a
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 8:30pm PST
constraints at pier 70 there were slip ways built by the federal government to facility ship repairs and it's difficult to buildbled on those and that is blue line that you see here and that is demarks the only shore line and everything bay ward from that line requires pile support and there is a risk of lateral spread and major earthquake and to there is a need to reinforce the shore line so it doesn't slough off in the bay and an earthquake. and these are the water lines that are out of the known water lines that are out of the site and for city proposes to install entirely new water infrastructure at the site and the same goes for waist water form water facilities and all of it needs to be relace and had they are looking at one $56 million of at the moment infrastructure cost and is potentially an additional $90 million for historic rehabilitation costs at the site and so finally, the warriors project in piers 30 and 32 and a lot of it -- in the public eye and the site is currently-15 -acre and the pier is near it is end of life and we have some road restriction on the site and limiti
SFGTV
Dec 11, 2012 4:00pm PST
government and then you meet those with a lot of heart but all of the other things are -- not there and so i really view you as someone who has both and i supported you and advocated for you to be here and i feel like you actually exceeded my expectations i know how hard it is to come onto this board as a member and your understanding of policy from day one was astounding for someone who's -- on of the board and i know a lot of that comes from your experience have a planning commission and activist and so i want to thank you for serve things past year and i know that this relationship doesn't end. and it's been an honor to work with you and i'm excited about the next phase. >>> supervisor weiner. good afternoon mr. president. christina it has been a really pleasure and and before that, that we worked together on various planning issues and one of the hard erst parts of politics is that there are a lot of people who may be have the attitude of if i disagree with you on this one thing that means that you know, that i have to think you are a bad person and i do not like you and i'm goi
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 5:00am PST
with the government library communication center so hard copies will be available at their [tk-efpg/]s and our website is listed for those who use the internet. the rule that the ordinance that has been added today by introductions by supervisor kim is very important, because our current legislative authority doesn't go beyond making specific buildings habitable and by adding this ordinance we would have the authority to do surveillance and to do perhaps additional certification of how the pest operators are working and to help property owners comply with their disclosure requirements. there is one -- so basically as amended for today's introduction, the department is in support. there is one section that i only saw just now. and i need to comment on that section. it's section 624. and this is about review and amendment of the rules and regulations for the prevention and treatment of bedbug infetchation. generally speak what this section is doing is asking for our department to have a every two-year public process, where we can update the rules and regulations. so from 2008-2012 was
SFGTV
Dec 5, 2012 9:30pm PST
available on craigslist and on company websites, on government websites and i got lucky a few of them called back out of about -- maybe about 5% of them, but i put my faith into the hands of these companies. it was out of my hands once i click the "submit" button, but i was lucky to come across a nonprofit organization that put their faith in me, so now i work as an it intern where people share the sum of all knowledge, where knowledge is free, wikipedia. that's their promotional line; right. so last week i asked my boss why he hired me when i got invited to be part of this program, so he said to me "well, there were a lot of other students. many from impressive private schools -- i wouldn't name them, but they were very, very impressive with proficiencies in programming c or engineering and there -- they were academically inclined but they chose little old me, and this is what he said to me. he said he hired me because i was the only one that said i was there to learn". i had more questions for them than they had for me, so it was pretty much their interview, so as much as i wor
SFGTV
Dec 13, 2012 5:00am PST
head in a much better direction. and please sfpuc govern as much as this as you can. >> dr. jackson. >> thank you very much, dr. jackson is here. i agree, that need to be a workshop. what happens in san francisco, people come here late and don't know the neighborhoods. and what is been going on in the neighborhoods. and it's the neighbors that can tell you. and i support the idea that you, since you were responsible for water and sewage, that you take charge. that is your responsibility. the water sheds is your responsibilities. so i am here supporting the residents from lake merced, because the lake is the most -- was at one time the most beautiful lake in any city. because i used to go over there and fish, i am a fishing woman. and i would like to continue. and i agree about although i do own a gun. but i don't believe that there should be a place out there where there is a park, where people are shooting bullets. bullets can go anywhere, because it don't have no name on it, in the direction it should go. i feel as though when i go and practice for my shooting, it's inside. it's n
SFGTV
Dec 13, 2012 6:30am PST
think many opportunities that the family violence council offers the city, both city government and providers and want public is to be a place where all of the data can be gather the and shared at once and it's fairly unprecedented just like you said commissioner about being a historic meeting this evening. we think having all of the data together on these three groups to really paint a picture for san francisco and its leadership about how important and how pervasive family violence is in san francisco and also how much progress we made, so we just finished our 2011 comprehensive report so we would like to share some of that with you this evening. >> i think i'm going first on child abuse. you're going to see some statistics in front of you that really tell you the story. over 6,000 reports come into the abuse hot line, every 18,000 calls into the talk line and living with kids, 411 kids and line that runs 24/7 and in operation for the last 36 years. for any parent or caregiver in distress if they're isolated can reach out for help. excuse me for my voice and i am sick and i get it
SFGTV
Dec 12, 2012 11:00am PST
package with the federal government. when we completed our close out, the district attorney's office used our general funds to support the staffing positions that were no longer funded through the grant at that time. we have current requisitions at our business that we utilize to hire new positions in to support those grants. i'm happy to answer any questions about the details associated with this being a continuation award or any questions that you may have about the grant. >> thank you. so, this grant as we now see it is coming through as a resolution. so, you're not proposing to add any new positions, you're using existing staff? >> that's correct. >> and it doesn't require [inaudible]? >> no, it's not. >> thank you. supervisor kim? >> i just had a quick question. so, i know that one of the targeted population, of course, are women that maybe have limited english proficiency and so are not able to communicate and also a variety of different cultural barriers. i'm also wondering how this impacts men that might be in similar situations that are also in abusive relationships or violent re
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2012 2:30pm PST
restricted by guidelines from federal government to help support residents stay in the south of market. an example of how this fund has been helpful in doing that is that the fund has helped stabilize 49 below market rate units at 333 harrison, the new rincon green project in rincon hill. the rents for these units are deeply affordable for families making 30% ami or less. the rents start at $550 for studios and $6 94 for two bedrooms. the fund also supported the bill for our housing program, a project of veterans equity center to help south of market residents and workers actually fill out often these complicated housing applications and the ones for rincon green. [speaker not understood] to fit 149 eligible families in the south of market throughout the month of october and they've helped another 190 south of marketes are didn't and workers making 40 to 60% of ami fill out applications for future development. the lottery for rincon green was actually this morning and we are hoping that many of our families were selected. this is a concrete example of how this fund has been used to stabili
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